Canada Urban Population 1960-2024

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Canada urban population for 2022 was 31,825,973, a 1.96% increase from 2021.
  • Canada urban population for 2021 was 31,213,082, a 0.69% increase from 2020.
  • Canada urban population for 2020 was 30,999,405, a 1.18% increase from 2019.
  • Canada urban population for 2019 was 30,638,234, a 1.53% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 276,908,634
Japan 115,058,684
Germany 65,286,292
United Kingdom 56,522,531
France 55,373,677
Argentina 42,696,478
Italy 42,175,051
South Korea 42,039,227
Spain 38,712,927
Canada 31,825,973
Saudi Arabia 30,848,829
Poland 22,587,292
Australia 22,468,661
Chile 17,234,034
Netherlands 16,443,692
Belgium 11,453,911
Sweden 9,280,104
Israel 8,859,423
Greece 8,490,947
UAE 8,265,048
Czech Republic 7,828,977
Hong Kong 7,346,100
Hungary 7,025,577
Portugal 6,993,479
Switzerland 6,497,677
Singapore 5,637,022
Austria 5,358,240
Denmark 5,216,337
Finland 4,761,190
Norway 4,565,651
New Zealand 4,452,023
Kuwait 4,268,873
Oman 4,015,701
Uruguay 3,275,203
Ireland 3,264,982
Panama 3,048,137
Puerto Rico 3,015,917
Slovak Republic 2,928,203
Qatar 2,676,741
Croatia 2,243,760
Lithuania 1,939,613
Bahrain 1,321,226
Latvia 1,290,868
Slovenia 1,175,639
Estonia 936,080
Cyprus 837,383
Trinidad and Tobago 816,659
Macao 695,168
Luxembourg 597,938
Malta 496,592
Iceland 358,955
Brunei 354,056
Bahamas 342,304
New Caledonia 200,181
French Polynesia 190,414
Guam 163,342
Curacao 133,534
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,340
Barbados 88,219
Andorra 70,094
Cayman Islands 68,706
Bermuda 63,532
Seychelles 58,431
Channel Islands 54,099
Greenland 49,707
Aruba 46,891
Northern Mariana Islands 45,578
Isle of Man 45,024
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 43,389
Turks and Caicos Islands 42,982
Monaco 36,469
San Marino 32,897
Gibraltar 32,649
Antigua and Barbuda 22,828
Faroe Islands 22,711
British Virgin Islands 15,443
Palau 14,797
St. Kitts and Nevis 14,769
Liechtenstein 5,717
Canada Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 31,825,973 81.75 1.94%
2021 31,213,082 81.65 0.69%
2020 30,999,405 81.56 1.17%
2019 30,638,234 81.48 1.52%
2018 30,175,056 81.41 1.49%
2017 29,729,549 81.35 1.26%
2016 29,357,013 81.30 1.18%
2015 29,011,826 81.26 0.80%
2014 28,781,576 81.22 1.05%
2013 28,479,640 81.18 1.11%
2012 28,166,078 81.14 1.14%
2011 27,847,821 81.10 1.18%
2010 27,522,537 80.94 1.33%
2009 27,158,023 80.76 1.36%
2008 26,789,863 80.58 1.31%
2007 26,441,461 80.40 1.20%
2006 26,126,316 80.21 1.12%
2005 25,834,340 80.12 1.04%
2004 25,566,897 80.05 1.03%
2003 25,304,780 79.97 1.00%
2002 25,052,940 79.89 1.19%
2001 24,757,782 79.81 1.50%
2000 24,388,404 79.48 1.40%
1999 24,048,329 79.10 1.29%
1998 23,739,358 78.72 1.32%
1997 23,428,320 78.34 1.49%
1996 23,081,461 77.95 1.40%
1995 22,760,570 77.68 1.37%
1994 22,450,573 77.41 1.43%
1993 22,130,869 77.15 1.44%
1992 21,813,814 76.89 1.53%
1991 21,482,271 76.62 1.29%
1990 21,206,427 76.58 1.53%
1989 20,883,649 76.56 1.82%
1988 20,506,939 76.54 1.32%
1987 20,237,468 76.52 1.34%
1986 19,967,235 76.50 1.19%
1985 19,731,489 76.35 1.12%
1984 19,511,294 76.20 1.15%
1983 19,287,381 76.04 1.20%
1982 19,057,229 75.87 1.40%
1981 18,791,654 75.71 1.30%
1980 18,549,289 75.66 1.34%
1979 18,301,934 75.62 1.04%
1978 18,112,108 75.58 1.05%
1977 17,923,214 75.54 1.22%
1976 17,705,309 75.50 1.17%
1975 17,498,862 75.61 1.30%
1974 17,272,703 75.73 1.24%
1973 17,060,238 75.85 1.06%
1972 16,879,589 75.97 1.00%
1971 16,710,910 76.09 3.52%
1970 16,132,459 75.65 2.05%
1969 15,804,855 75.16 2.03%
1968 15,487,885 74.66 2.29%
1967 15,136,519 74.16 2.49%
1966 14,763,748 73.64 2.89%
1965 14,343,688 72.89 2.89%
1964 13,934,678 72.11 3.00%
1963 13,522,659 71.31 3.01%
1962 13,121,753 70.49 3.04%
1961 12,729,040 69.67 2.87%
1960 12,368,380 69.06 %